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  1. Thread: Church

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    Insofar that I'm writing, dashing off, the...

    Insofar that I'm writing, dashing off, the thought brought on by the picture, as an exercise, then yes, it is in shortened anecdotal form, themiddleprince. Also a test to see if I can stand to write...
  2. Thread: Church

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    Church

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    As they crossed the threshhold, the families feet echoed hollowly in the empty building.

    "Momma, what is this place?" asked the smallest....
  3. Thread: The Rock

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    You're probably right, I thank you for your...

    You're probably right, I thank you for your comments.
  4. Thread: The Rock

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    The Rock

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    "Step this way, good gentlefolk, the cave tour's almost done,
    The stalagtites are on the left, beyond them is the sun."

    Emerging...
  5. Thread: Cloud

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    lol I was just having fun with you, and it's kind...

    lol I was just having fun with you, and it's kind of you to spend the time to give me pointers. By the time my stuff is exposed to the world I've finished with it, though I realise I have no...
  6. Thread: Once gods...

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    Once gods...

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    They came...they built...they laboured long and hard in the unaccustomed heat and humidity, on the jungle trimmed beach of the tropical...
  7. Thread: Cloud

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    I see... should I have called it The Ballad of...

    I see... should I have called it The Ballad of the Cloud? Or perhaps it's not a ballad but something vague and amorphous, maybe best considered as prose?
  8. Thread: Cloud

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    Um, are these breaks meant to tell one when to...

    Um, are these breaks meant to tell one when to take a breath or some other reason? But then it'd occupy twice the space - and I'm all for tidiness...
  9. Thread: Cloud

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    Cloud

    My partner has a cloud that goes in and out with him,
    And what can be the use of it is more than he can limn.
    It's there in the morning and there at sleeping time.
    And follows him to town while...
  10. Thread: Endure

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    Now that's interesting. I find an image can spark...

    Now that's interesting. I find an image can spark a composition, in fact that's how I've produced so many pieces. At one time a Swedish friend and I would alternately take a picture for us both to...
  11. Thread: Some Cinquains

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    Well.. as an art form, they're certainly...

    Well.. as an art form, they're certainly succinct, glimpses and very capable.
  12. Thread: Endure

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    My thanks for your comments - I do like to...

    My thanks for your comments - I do like to wallow, grins. And most of my work is prompted by a picture I've taken, rarely, taking one to suit, but always a good exercise in photography. And exercises...
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    Poll: Between Silk and Cyanide by Leo Marks

    When a young man of twenty, the son of an antiquarian bookseller who had a shop at 84,Charing Cross Road, cast about for some branch of the British military to employ him and his penchant for codes,...
  14. Poll: I'm too new to be allowed to vote on the poll. I...

    I'm too new to be allowed to vote on the poll. I would say China Mieville ranks way up on my great writers list, but this one I failed to get interested in... really lost me. Almost a different man...
  15. Thread: Endure

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    lol I had hoped the oblique reference would be...

    lol I had hoped the oblique reference would be missed by the most delicate of sensibilities while appreciated by the broadly humorous - I really couldn't neglect their somewhat suggestive oviform...
  16. Thread: Endure

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    Mango Madness

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    Exceedingly delicious,if november be propitious,
    Surpassingly nutritious,though damage meretricious,
    From cockatoos malicious can engender...
  17. Thread: Endure

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    Endure

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    Endure

    Sequestered in this chilled and chilling cell,
    My body wracked, my spirit still burns bright.
    A recusant searching for a wayward soul...
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    Zenna Henderson - The People, Joan D. Vinge -...

    Zenna Henderson - The People, Joan D. Vinge - Psion, Sheri Tepper - any of hers..particularly the Dervish Daughter and the True Game series.
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